Dancing Carl

Author(s): Gary Paulsen
Original Publish Date: May 22, 2012
Product Number: EB00562928
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781442467118
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Dancing Carl, Gary Paulsen's first novel, was a ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Notable Children's Trade Book for the Language Arts. In the winter, life in McKinley, Minnesota, revolves around the rinks, where kids play hockey and grown-ups skate to scratchy phonograph records. Then, the year Marsh and his best friend, Willy, are twelve, Carl appears at the rink, wearing a battered, old leather flight jacket and doing a strange dance that is both beautiful and disturbing to watch. It is Marsh and Willy who discover the terrible secret behind Carl's dance, a secret that threatens to destroy him. But a small miracle occurs, and Carl's dance becomes a fragile and tentative expression of hope and the healing power of love.

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Author(s): Gary Paulsen
Narrator(s): Nick Podehl
Product Number BN1434
Released: Jun 20, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781455808267